63. General powers.

Subject to certain restrictions1, the Coal Authority has power to do anything which, in its opinion, is calculated to facilitate, or is conducive or incidental to, the carrying out of its functions2. In addition to this general power, the Authority has certain express powers which may be exercised subject to restrictions3.

The Authority's powers include power, for the purposes of or in connection with the carrying out of its functions (1) to acquire land by agreement and to hold and dispose of land; and (2) in exercise of rights attached to its interests4 in land, or of any such rights